Good Facilitating is not Teaching

Originally posted on the TLA Network Blog on March 6, 2014 (posting here now to save it from the unsearchable depths of the well of archived posts) “I am not here to teach you anything.” Expressions of confusion flicker across the faces of those circled around me. Wasn’t the very reason they signed up for this … Continue reading Good Facilitating is not Teaching

I’m not here to teach you anything: Some thoughts on facilitating & coaching

I originally wrote this post in 2014 for the blog of tlanetwork.org, the website of the Transformative Language Arts Network. It seems appropriate to re-post as I am preparing a graduate course on Expressive Writing in the classroom for Castleton University's Center for Schools. Although in this situation I will be technically a lecturer/teacher/professor rather … Continue reading I’m not here to teach you anything: Some thoughts on facilitating & coaching